[Movies] Warner Bros And IMAX Sign New 20 Picture Deal
Posted by Joseph Lee on 11.15.2012
The partnership continues...
Superhero Hype reports that IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros Pictures have announced a new deal for 20 more Warner Bros films getting the IMAX treatment over the next three years.
This is an extension of a partnership that began in 2003. This includes several big Warner Bros releases like Jack the Giant Slayer (March 1, 2013), Man of Steel (June 14, 2013), Pacific Rim (July 12, 2013), 300: Rise of an Empire (August 2, 2013), Gravity, Seventh Son (October 18, 2013), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13, 2013).
Dan Fellman, the President of Domestic Distribution for Warner Bros Pictures, said :"Together with IMAX and our exhibitor partners, we have built a unique, incremental distribution platform over the last 10 years. We are excited to continue this tradition and offer these films to audiences in the most premium of moviegoing experiences."
Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, the President of International Distribution for Warner Bros Pictures, added: "The IMAX footprint continues to expand with tremendous success around the world. We are very pleased to be presenting our 2013 and future slate in this premium theatrical environment."
CEO of IMAX Richard L Gelfond said: "Our longstanding partnership with Warner Bros. has resulted in extraordinary experiences for IMAX audiences, and we're excited to add these core additional titles to our upcoming film slate. The growing network of IMAX theatres around the globe continues to enable all of our studio partners to deliver their films in a uniquely immersive way, and provide moviegoers with a premium way to experience the biggest movies."
Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment, added: "IMAX continues to have a deep appreciation for the Warner Bros. team and its talented filmmaker collective as well as its comprehensive approach to our industry. We're confident that our continued partnership with Warner Bros. on all levels – pre-production, production, post production, marketing and distribution - will greatly benefit our two companies, our exhibition partners and moviegoers worldwide."